Limoges adds former Eurocup champ Gelabale

Jan 06, 2015 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Limoges adds former Eurocup champ Gelabale
A former Eurocup champ is switching French teams for the Last 32 as Limgoes CSP announced Tuesday the signing of forward Mickael Gelabale for the rest of the season. Gelabale (2.01 meters, 31 years old) played four Eurocup games during a one-month contract with Strasbourg during the regular season, averaging 3 points and 3.5 in 20 minutes per game. In seven French League games for Strasbourg, he put up 7 points and 3.4 rebounds on average. Gelabale won a World Cup bronze medal with the French national team under Strasbourg head coach Vincent Collet last summer and played all of the 2013-14 season for Khimki Moscow Region. In his 13 seasons as a pro, he has played for two other French clubs, Cholet Basket and ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne, Real Madrid and Valencia Basket of Spain, Cevevita Zagreb and Khimki twice, including on that club's Eurocup title team in 2011-12. He also played for Seattle and Minnesota of the NBA. In three previous Eurocup seasons, he averaged 9 points and 4.2 rebounds. In seven Euroleague seasons, his numbers were 8.1 points and 3.4 rebounds. Gelabale was registered and is eligible to play for Limoges in its Last 32 opener against PAOK Thessaoliniki.